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The Cost of Relocating for Elite Athletes: An Examination of Pasifika Male Athletes� Wellbeing in the National Rugby League

Gavet, George

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Since the 1980s, the sport of rugby league has become increasingly popular with players of Polynesian descent. At the professional level, almost 45% of the players playing in Australia's elite National Rugby League competition, or NRL, are of Maori and/or Pasifika ethnicity. A significant number of those players originate from New Zealand. In Australia, due to the sheer weight of numbers of Pasifika players, the NRL has recognised the need to provide appropriate support for them and their...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/218777
Source: The Cost of Relocating for Elite Athletes: An Examination of Pasifika Male Athletes� Wellbeing in the National Rugby League

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